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DIRECTOR/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR:

The Alabama News Network made up of CBS8, ABC Montgomery, CW Montgomery, MeTV and The Heartland Network produces 30 hours of local news a week and we are looking for an experienced, creative and technically proficient Director/TD. This position requires excellent communication and organizational skills. Must work well under pressure and be capable of executing an error-free newscast production. Essential component is to be an excellent team player and a team leader. Position requires calling and switching multi-camera, graphic intensive newscasts.
Duties: Directing weekday / weekend newscasts and directing personnel in pre-production and execution of show content. Must be able to work mornings, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Additionally, position will be responsible for training for certain aspects for all directors for the different shows. This person will be in charge of guiding the production of programs for the station. Direct in-house and remote interview segments both live and live to tape as needed. Act as a liaison between control room staff and engineering dept. on any technical issues relating to the newscast production.
Qualifications: Experience in operation of various broadcast equipment including but not limited to: video switchers, cameras, video servers, and character generators. A general understanding of studio lighting techniques, set creation and studio technical operations.
Proven experience with Ross Vision with Overdrive switcher including knowledge of effects-building, DME’s, macros, file maintenance and frame memory. Experience working with server based playback systems and multi-channel graphic generators.
Education: College degree or 1-3 years experience directing live and recorded multi-camera shows or related Master Control experience.
Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@waka.com or mail to HR Manager, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106
No phone calls, please.
EOE



BUREAU REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER:

Alabama News Network, WAKA-CBS, WNCF-ABC is looking for a MULTI MEDIA JOURNALIST to handle the duties in an established news bureau. Duties include reporting, shooting and editing in our South Alabama newsroom. The qualified candidate must have knowledge of shooting with a digital camera and non-linear editing. Candidate must have an outgoing personality and willing to establish contacts within the communities. At least one year experience in television news required. A degree in Communications or related field preferred. Also, the company requires a good driving record. Please email resume to jobs@waka.com or mail to Human Resources, WAKA, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, Alabama 36116. No phone calls please. EOE.


NEWS ANCHOR:

Alabama News Network is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic anchor for their evening Newscasts. Alabama News Network is an aggressive news leader in a mid-sized market. We have a brand new state of the art facility. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of one of the fastest growing news stations in our state. We're looking for an anchor and reporter with the highest journalistic standards who will be a leader in the newsroom and the community. Candidate must have the ability to deliver the news from the anchor desk, live in the field and conduct comprehensive live interviews. Writing stories for our web site and communicating thru the top social media outlets and posting and sharing online is a must. Duties include anchoring daily live newscasts, reporting weekly franchise, research and provide sweeps stories assigned by management and handle assigned promotional projects.
Candidate must represent the company at community events throughout the coverage area. Experience/Education: At least three years on the anchor desk is required. College degree in broadcasting, journalism and/or communications required. Please submit your cover letter, resume and video link to jobs@waka.com.


PHOTOJOURNALIST / SPORTS REPORTER:

Alabama News Network is accepting applications for a Photojournalist position for the local CBS affiliate, WAKA-TV and the local ABC affiliate WNCF- Montgomery in Montgomery, Alabama. We are looking for a team oriented, hard working and multi-talented individual that will require some News and Sports reporting as needed. The successful candidate should possess excellent videography, lighting and non-linear editing skills and operating ENG equipment. Experience with HD Camera operation is a plus. The ability to lift and carry 40 lbs. equipment on a daily basis is required. This job requires weekend work.. Some college or technical school training preferred. This is a full time position and offers benefits. Please send tape/resume to Human Resources, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email jobs@waka.com. No phone calls, please. EOE

PHOTOJOURNALIST:

Alabama News Network is accepting applications for a Photojournalist position for the local CBS affiliate, WAKA-TV and the local ABC affiliate WNCF-TV in Montgomery, AL. We are looking for a team oriented, hard working, and multi-talented individual to cover daily assignments. The successful candidate should possess excellent videography, lighting and non-linear editing skills. Experience with HD Camera Operation and operating ENG equipment is a plus. This position also calls for previous experience operating microwave live trucks. The ability to lift and carry 40 lbs. equipment on a daily basis is required. Some college or technical school training preferred. This is a full time position and offers benefits. Please send tape or link with resume to Human Resources, WAKA-TV, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email jobs@waka.com. No phone calls, please.


EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:

The Alabama News Network made up of CBS8, ABC Montgomery, CW Montgomery, MeTV and Heartland produces 30 hours of Local News a week. We have an opening for an Executive Producer. This position will over-see each newscast for Alabama News Network and help lead us into the next level in our 6 million dollar state of the art News facility. This position requires working closely with each producer and other news managers. The candidate will be able to maintain editorial control by supervising each producer on a daily basis. The candidate will be able to produce by filling in when needed. Other responsibilities include producing special projects, scheduling producers and taking part in editorial meetings. Strong leadership skills are a must. Candidate must have at least three years experience of producing a daily newscast. A College Degree in Broadcast Journalism preferred. Please send resume, cover letter, DVD or link to Human Resources, Alabama News Network, 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106, or email to jobs@waka.com. No phone calls, please. EOE


ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE:

The Alabama News Network (WAKA, WNCF, WBMM, MeTV, Heartland) is looking for experienced Account Executives. Qualified candidates will receive an established account list with generous compensation and benefits. If you have a successful track record in media sales and would like to join the River Regions top Television group, please send your resume along with cover letter and references to: General Manager, Alabama Telecasters, Inc., 4001 Carmichael Road, Suite 100, Montgomery, AL 36106 or email to jgrear@waka.com. No phone calls please. EOE

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